Recipe of the day: Chicken Popcorn



  • Boneless chicken – 300 g
  • Egg – 1
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Maida / All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Pepper powder  – ½ tsp
  • Onion powder – ¾ tsp
  • Garlic powder – ½ tsp
  • Paprika – ½ tsp
  • Sugar  – ¼ tsp
  • Baking powder – a pinch
  • Bread crumbs – 1 ½ cup
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste


Clean and chop the boneless chicken into small chunks. In a shallow bowl, beat together egg and milk. In another shallow bowl, combine maida flour, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, sugar and baking powder. Mix well. In another plate, add bread crumbs. Keep all the three ingredients ready. Now, to start with roll each piece of chicken first in the flour mixture. Then dip in the egg mixture.Now roll in bread crumbs. Once the chicken pieces are coated , once again repeat the process by rolling the chicken bits in the flour mixture, dipping in the egg mixture and rolling in the bread crumbs. Keep all the coated chicken pieces ready to fry. Heat oil in a fry pan. When the oil is hot and ready, add the chicken pieces in batches. Take care not to overcrowd the oil. There should be enough oil for the chicken to be completely deep fried.Keep the flame in medium and deep fry the chicken pieces to golden brown.Drain on paper towels.